Scores

Final

Kent State 61

(5-3, 2-2 away)

Xavier 77

(5-2, 4-0 home)

    7:30 PM ET, December 4, 2009

    Cintas Center, Cincinnati, Ohio

    1 2 T
    KENT 34 2761
    XAV 36 4177

    Top Performers

    Kent State: J. Greene 13 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast, 3 Stl

    Xavier: J. Crawford 21 Pts, 4 Reb, 3 Ast

    Xavier 77, Kent St. 61

    Associated Press

    CINCINNATI -- Jordan Crawford scored 21 points to lead Xavier to a 77-61 win over Kent State on Friday night.

    Crawford shot 8 of 13 from the field and made five 3-pointers for the Musketeers (5-2), who extended their home winning streak to 13 games. Terrell Holloway scored 13 points, while Jason Love had a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds.

    Xavier's lead was cut to 49-48 with 14:01 left in the second half on a dunk by Kent State's Brandon Parks. But the Musketeers answered with a 13-3 run, capped by Dante' Jackson's 3-pointer to give them a 62-51 lead with 9:09 left to play.

    Crawford hit a jumper and followed with a fastbreak layup to put Xavier, which shot 57.4 percent from the floor (27-for-47) for the game, ahead by 12. The Golden Flashes (5-3) shot 36.9 percent from the field (24-for-65).

    Justin Greene and McKee each led Kent State with 13 points.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    KENT
    XAV
    Points 61 77
    FG Made-Attempted 24-65 (.369) 27-47 (.574)
    3P Made-Attempted 6-16 (.375) 9-20 (.450)
    FT Made-Attempted 7-9 (.778) 14-20 (.700)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 18 (0/0) 11 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 12 16

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